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Young shooting survivor selected as honorary grand marshal for Louisville parade

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Erica Hughes will be the star of the Love and Peace Heritage Festival's parade on Saturday.

She's serving as the event's first honorary Grand Marshal.

Ten years ago, when she was 2 years old, Hughes was shot several times.

Earlier this week, she spoke about what's happened since then and how she's moved forward. There will also be a balloon release in Hughes' honor.

The parade begins at 1 p.m. along West Broadway, near Louis Coleman Jr. Drive and ends in front of Shawnee Park.

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